If you’re looking for a place to kick-start your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic innovative firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As an Early-Career Geologist, Engineer or Scientist in our Natural Systems Engineering and Restoration practice in Kennesaw, Georgia, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations while solving our clients’ water and natural resources challenges in ecosystem restoration, riverine engineering, coastal resiliency, and water supply.  This work is intimately conducted to meet Clean Water Act (CWA) requirements under Section 404, Rivers and Harbors Act Section 10, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to meet our client’s objectives, while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career. 

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Geospatial data processing and analysis to support ecological restoration, water supply, and coastal resiliency and adaptation projects;
  • Watershed and ecosystem (e.g., stream, wetland, riparian, and coastal systems) restoration assessment, analysis, and design;
  • Field work to remote and urban sites involving assessments of stream (geomorphic assessments and aquatic biology sampling methods) and wetland resources (wetland delineation), threatened and endangered species, soils, groundwater (surficial water table), fauna, and flora as applicable to characterize existing site resources, impairments, and assess ecological and geomorphic restoration potential;
  • Developing fieldwork plans including monitoring equipment setup design, installation and maintenance;
  • Managing, evaluating, and summarizing monitoring data;
  • Overseeing and/or developing hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) analysis and modeling of surface water and/or shallow riparian groundwater systems;
  • Preparation of written documents such as workplans, technical reports, specifications, etc. to support project execution; and
  • Assisting in the development of proposals and other business development activities.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires 40-hour OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 50%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 40%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in natural resources science (e.g., geology, fisheries, biology, ecology etc.), or environmental engineering. (required)
  • Advanced degree in natural resources science (e.g., geology, fisheries, biology, ecology etc.), or environmental engineering. (preferred)
  • Professional license registration or certification in respective field or the ability to obtain within 6 years. (required)


  • Prior research experience in fluvial geomorphology, ecological restoration (riverine systems), natural resources remote sensing with application of the theory of machine learning and/or artificial intelligence (AI) methods. (preferred)
  • Experience with remote sensing/modeling/design tools such as ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Hydro, coding in Python (or other code languages), HEC-RAS (1D & 2D), groundwater flow (riparian zones) models, HydroCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D. (preferred)
  • Experience with a variety of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for geospatial data collection (e.g., LIDAR, imagery, etc.) and possessing an FAA remote pilot license (Part 107) or willingness to attain and maintain license. (preferred)
  • Internship(s), co-op position, or prior work experience relevant to the position. (preferred)
  • 2+ years of related experience. (preferred)
  • Demonstrated strong interest in fluvial geomorphology and ecological restoration. (required)
  • Strong oral and technical writing skills. (required)
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/.

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.

The Geosyntec family of companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Geosyntec is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to hr@geosyntec.com or call (561) 995-0900 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.